News Release

Appeal after burglaries

Dated: 04 Feb 2012

Police are investigating three burglaries in Newcastle's west end which it's believed may be linked.

Overnight on Wednesday, February 1 into Thursday, February 2, police received three reports of burglaries at Clara Street, Morgan's Carpets at Adelaide Terrace and Kurdish Body Repair at Elswick Road.

At Clara Street a garage of a house was broken into and lager was stolen. At Morgan's Carpets the shop was broken into and a small amount of carpet and vinyl were stolen, while at Kurdish Body Repair expensive tools, including a compressor and spray gun, were stolen.

At this stage police believe the offences may be linked but are keeping an open mind.

Any witnesses to the offences or anyone with information is asked to contact police as soon as possible on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.